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Gomes, Eugenia Filipe “Jen” of University Park, Florida, formerly of Wayland, MA passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Manalapan, NJ on June 27, 2017 at age 87. She was the devoted wife of the late Lawrence A. Gomes. Jr. Loving mother of Linda Mahoney and her husband Paul, Joyce McSweeney and her husband Terence, Laurie Gomes and her fiance Michael Valentino. Cherished grandmother of Paul, Jennifer, Matthew, Caitlin and Daniel Mahoney, Adam McSweeney and his wife Ivelisse, Cara McSweeney and her fiance Daniel Hansen. Also survived by many  loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., Cambridge on July 6, 2017 at 8:00 am. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., in Cambridge at 9:00 am. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Eugenia was a Kindergarten teacher at the M.E. Fitzgerald School in North Cambridge for over 23 years.  She graduated from Lesley College with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education, and received her Master’s of Art in Education, and Post-Master’s Certificate from Framingham State University. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the VNA Health Care Foundation Office, 23 Main St., Suite D-1, Holmdel, NJ 0773 or to Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation, 248 East Chestnut Hill Road Suite 4, Newark, Delaware 19713.



# Tony Simoes 2017-06-30 22:38
Jenny - You will be missed. My memories are of all the good times we had in our early years. Rest in Peace.
# Colleen Egan Roderiq 2017-07-02 14:51
Mrs. Gomes was my kindergarten teacher, twice! She always said she held us back because she couldn't give us up. I loved Mrs. Gomes. I teach because she inspired me to want to be like her. When I set up my classrooms I always try to envoke in my environment the feeling of creativity, respect and safety I felt in her classroom. I love you Mrs. Gomes you made a difference in my life and I hope that I make a difference in children's lives like you. Rest in Peace
# Lisa Soder 2017-07-02 18:09
I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know it must of been so difficult being a distance away. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers and now your mother feels no pain. I am sorry I can not attend the wake and funeral as I will be away but just know my thoughts are with you at this sad time.
With much sympathy,
Lisa Soder
# Brenda C. OConnor 2017-07-02 18:30
Please accept my sympathy. Jen was an excellent teacher beloved by parents, students and teachers. She was a skilled professional with a huge heart. Jen also was a wonderful member of the Fitzgerald community always willing to give of her time and many talents. Jen was soft spoken but firm in her beliefs and always put the children first. And, she and Larry were wonderful dancers!
# Brenda C. OConnor 2017-07-02 18:32
Fitzgerald's Finest!!!!!
# Durinda Grassey 2017-07-03 18:39
My dearest Madrinha can never thank you for your love and support for so many years. The thought of how much we will miss you is overwhelming. Love you tons! Till we meet again!
# Diane MacAulay Nash 2017-07-05 17:30
To The Gomes Family,
I have so many warm memories of your mom. The many times I spent over at your home, ( both Belmont and Wayland), have left me with a kind fulfillment. I remember riding the Shetland pony in Wayland in your back yard, the first Halloween in Wayland, ( Laurie and I went as "hippies"), and the many sleep overs. I still enjoy a giggle now and then from these "old days".
Thank you for including me. Love Diane

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